Tag Archives: Nutrition

4 Healthy Eating Resolutions That Aren’t Focused on Weight Loss

  In January many of my clients are focused on shedding holiday pounds. But others see the New Year as a chance to establish healthy (and sustainable) eating habits for reasons other than weight loss. These folks are driven by goals like more energy, stronger immunity, improved strength and endurance, and better digestive health, sleep, or mood. Some are even driven by the beauty benefits of a clean ...

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Seasonal Holiday Starbucks Drinks Nutrition and Ingredients

The holiday season just wouldn’t be complete without a new wintertime Starbucks specialty coffee. This year it’s a juniper latte–which has been met with mixed reactions on Twitter. Intrigued? Before you try the new seasonal sip, here’s the lowdown on its ingredients and nutrition facts, plus how it compares to five of the chain’s other holiday selections. And just in ...

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Turkey Nutrition: Benefits and Calories

As you prepare for your Thanksgiving feast with family and friends, it’s likely that turkey will be on the menu (and star in your  delicious leftovers for days after that, too). But you might wonder at some point, “Is turkey actually good for me?” A lot of my clients actually ask me that very question. Here are the turkey nutrition facts worth ...

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Should You Cut Nightshade Veggies From Your Diet?

As a sports nutritionist who works with pro athletes, I fully expected to be bombarded with questions after Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen’s personal chef told Boston.com all about the power couple’s strict diet. But instead, most of my clients had just one question: “Why don’t they eat nightshades?” Even if you’re not familiar with the term “nightshades,” you’re probably very familiar the produce that falls into this category. Think tomatoes, ...

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6 Halloween-Themed Foods You Really Should Be Afraid Of

You already know that candy isn’t the best, but dipping into your kids’ stash won’t totally derail you. Here are six things that can really come back to haunt you! You already know that candy is laden with processed sugar and artificial additives, but indulging in a few of your favorite goodies on Halloween night won’t totally derail you. What ...

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